Books from the age of Bede [catalogue of an exhibition at] the Bede Monastery Museum, Jarrow, 28th May-17th June 1979; the British Library, London, 22nd June-2nd September

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ContributionsBackhouse, Janet., Bede Monastery Museum, Jarrow., British Library. Department of Manuscripts., Jarrow Hall.
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